A report on Soviet Union and United Nations

The Soviet Union after World War II
Members of the United Nations
Lenin, Trotsky and Kamenev celebrating the second anniversary of the October Revolution
1943 sketch by Franklin Roosevelt of the UN original three branches: The Four Policemen, an executive branch, and an international assembly of forty UN member states
The Soviet Union after World War II
The UN in 1945: founding members in light blue, protectorates and territories of the founding members in dark blue
The Russian famine of 1921–22 killed an estimated 5 million people.
Dag Hammarskjöld was a particularly active secretary-general from 1953 until his death in 1961.
Construction of the bridge through the Kolyma (part of the Road of Bones from Magadan to Jakutsk) by the workers of Dalstroy.
Kofi Annan, secretary-general from 1997 to 2006
Five Marshals of the Soviet Union in 1935. Only two of them – Budyonny and Voroshilov – survived Great Purge. Blyukher, Yegorov and Tukhachevsky were executed.
Flags of member nations at the United Nations Headquarters, seen in 2007
The Battle of Stalingrad, considered by many historians as a decisive turning point of World War II.
Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet general secretary, addressing the UN General Assembly in December 1988
From left to right, the Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill confer in Tehran, 1943.
Colin Powell, the US Secretary of State, demonstrates a vial with alleged Iraq chemical weapon probes to the UN Security Council on Iraq war hearings, 5 February 2003
Map showing greatest territorial extent of the Soviet Union and the states that it dominated politically, economically and militarily in 1960, after the Cuban Revolution of 1959 but before the official Sino-Soviet split of 1961 (total area: c. 35,000,000 km2)
Current secretary-general, António Guterres
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (left) with US President John F. Kennedy in Vienna, 3 June 1961.
The ICJ ruled that Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia in 2008 did not violate international law.
Nikolai Podgorny visiting Tampere, Finland on 16 October 1969
Under Sukarno, Indonesia became the first and only country to leave the United Nations.
Soviet general secretary Leonid Brezhnev and US President Jimmy Carter sign the SALT II arms limitation treaty in Vienna on 18 June 1979
A Nepalese soldier on a peacekeeping deployment providing security at a rice distribution site in Haiti during 2010
Mikhail Gorbachev in one-to-one discussions with US President Ronald Reagan
The UN Buffer Zone in Cyprus was established in 1974 following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
The Pan-European Picnic took place in August 1989 on the Hungarian-Austrian border.
Eleanor Roosevelt with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1949
T-80 tank on Red Square during the August Coup
Three former directors of the Global Smallpox Eradication Programme reading the news that smallpox has been globally eradicated in 1980
Changes in national boundaries after the end of the Cold War
In Jordan, UNHCR remains responsible for the Syrian refugees and the Zaatari refugee camp.
Internally displaced Azerbaijanis from Nagorno-Karabakh, 1993
The 2001 Nobel Peace Prize to the UN—diploma in the lobby of the UN Headquarters in New York City
Country emblems of the Soviet Republics before and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union (note that the Transcaucasian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (fifth in the second row) no longer exists as a political entity of any kind and the emblem is unofficial)
Marking of the UN's 70th anniversary – Budapest, 2015
Sukarno and Voroshilov in a state meeting on 1958.
1960s Cuba-Soviet friendship poster with Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet stamp 1974 for friendship between USSR and India as both nations shared strong ties, although India was a prominent member of Non-Aligned Movement
Gerald Ford, Andrei Gromyko, Leonid Brezhnev and Henry Kissinger speaking informally at the Vladivostok Summit in 1974
Mikhail Gorbachev and George H. W. Bush signing bilateral documents during Gorbachev's official visit to the United States in 1990
1987 Soviet stamp
Military parade on the Red Square in Moscow, 7 November 1964
The Grand Kremlin Palace, the seat of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union, 1982
Nationalist anti-government riots in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 1990
A medium-range SS-20 non-ICBM ballistic missile, the deployment of which in the late 1970s launched a new arms race in Europe in which NATO deployed Pershing II missiles in West Germany, among other things
From left to right: Yuri Gagarin, Pavel Popovich, Valentina Tereshkova and Nikita Khrushchev at the Lenin's Mausoleum in 1963
Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
The DneproGES, one of many hydroelectric power stations in the Soviet Union
Picking cotton in Armenia in the 1930s
Workers of the Salihorsk potash plant, Belarus, 1968
Volzhsky Avtomobilny Zavod (VAZ) in 1969
Soviet stamp depicting the 30th anniversary of the International Atomic Energy Agency, published in 1987, a year following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster
Soviet stamp showing the orbit of Sputnik 1
Aeroflot's flag during the Soviet era
Population of the Soviet Union (red) and the post-Soviet states (blue) from 1961 to 2009 as well as projection (dotted blue) from 2010 to 2100
Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, visiting the Lviv confectionery, Ukrainian SSR, 1967
Young Pioneers at a Young Pioneer camp in Kazakh SSR
People in Samarkand, Uzbek SSR, 1981
Svaneti man in Mestia, Georgian SSR, 1929
An early Soviet-era poster discouraging unsafe abortion practices
Cover of Bezbozhnik in 1929, magazine of the Society of the Godless. The first five-year plan of the Soviet Union is shown crushing the gods of the Abrahamic religions.
The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow during its demolition in 1931
A paranja burning ceremony in the Uzbek SSR as part of Soviet Hujum policies
World War II military deaths in Europe by theater and by year. Nazi Germany suffered 80% of its military deaths in the Eastern Front.
2001 stamp of Moldova shows Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space
People in Donetsk celebrate the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, 9 May 2018
Soviet singer-songwriter, poet and actor Vladimir Vysotsky in 1979
Valeri Kharlamov represented the Soviet Union at 11 Ice Hockey World Championships, winning eight gold medals, two silvers and one bronze
One of the many impacts of the approach to the environment in the USSR is the Aral Sea (see status in 1989 and 2014)
Landscape near Karabash, Chelyabinsk Oblast, an area that was previously covered with forests until acid rainfall from a nearby copper smelter killed all vegetation
Ethnographic map of the Soviet Union, 1941
Ethnographic map of the Soviet Union, 1970

The organization's mission to preserve world peace was complicated in its early decades by the Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union and their respective allies.

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It was a founding member of the United Nations as well as one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council; it was also a member of the OSCE and the WFTU, and the leading member of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.

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The Hungarian flag with the Communist coat of arms (1948–56) cut out was a revolutionary symbol.

Hungarian Revolution of 1956

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Countrywide revolution against the government of the Hungarian People's Republic (1949–1989) and the Hungarian domestic policies imposed by the USSR.

Countrywide revolution against the government of the Hungarian People's Republic (1949–1989) and the Hungarian domestic policies imposed by the USSR.

The Hungarian flag with the Communist coat of arms (1948–56) cut out was a revolutionary symbol.
Stalin's man in Hungary: Mátyás Rákosi addresses an audience in Budapest, 1948.
In the Eastern bloc, Hungarian Prime Minister Imre Nagy (centre) proved too progressive a Communist in his government's pursuit of the Hungarian road to Socialism, taking it too far out of the Soviet Union's orbit. (October 1956).
In Budapest, anti-communists and nationalists place a Hungarian national flag atop a demolished statue of Josef Stalin.
Kossuth Lajos Street seen from Ferenciek Square: anti-Soviet demonstrators march in protest against the USSR's control of Hungary, 25 October 1956.
The corpse of a communist officer killed defending the headquarters of the Hungarian Communist Party, Republic Square, Budapest.
Anti-communist Hungarian revolutionaries amid the damaged buildings of Budapest, November 1956.
The political flyer announces: A New Government Has Been Formed. Prime Minister Imre Nagy is head of the government, 27 October 1956.
A crowd cheers nationalist Hungarian troops in Budapest.
The Soviet repression of the Hungarian Revolution saw T-54 tanks patrolling the streets of Budapest, until the Red Army temporarily withdrew on 31 October 1956.
The damaged headquarters of the Hungarian Communist Party, on Köztársaság tér, in Budapest.
Plaque commemorating Polish-Hungarian solidarity during the Hungarian revolution of 1956, at Krakowskie Przedmieście Street 5, in Warsaw.
Dutch anti-communists march in support of the Hungarian Revolution. (Eindhoven, Netherlands, 5 November 1956)
A Soviet-built BTR-152 armored personnel carrier burns on a Budapest street, November 1956.
Two disabled Soviet ISU-152 assault guns in Budapest's 8th District with an abandoned T-34/85 tank in the background.
Corvin Cinema after the end of the revolution
Ruszkik haza! ("Russians go home!") slogan in Budapest
Rubble after the end of fighting in Budapest's 8th District
Eleanor Roosevelt meets exiled Hungarian revolutionaries at Camp Roeder in Salzburg, 10 May 1957.
Memorial plaque at the Embassy of Serbia, Budapest in memory of Imre Nagy, who took sanctuary in what was the Yugoslav embassy during the Hungarian Revolution.

Initially anarchic, during the Hungarian Uprising the Hungarian people culminated in protests against domestic policies imposed by the USSR, and the people formed together in protest against the Soviet Union.

To the amassed crowd of protestors, the intellectual Péter Veres, the president of the Writers' Union (Írószövetség), read a manifesto demanding Hungarian independence from all foreign powers; a democratic socialist political system based upon land reform and (public) state ownership in the economy; Hungarian membership to the United Nations; and all Freedom and Rights for the citizens of Hungary.

Participation in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty








(India, Israel, Pakistan, South Sudan)

Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

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International treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.

International treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.

Participation in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty








(India, Israel, Pakistan, South Sudan)
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Date NPT first effective (including USSR, YU, CS of that time)
UN vote on adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on 7 July 2017

Between 1965 and 1968, the treaty was negotiated by the Eighteen Nation Committee on Disarmament, a United Nations-sponsored organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.

It was recognized that the Cold War deterrent relationship between just the United States and the Soviet Union was fragile.